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Emergency medicine

A collapsed young woman in shock

Gordian Fulde

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Abstract

The use of bedside ultrasound enabled the detection of a large amount of blood in the abdomen of this woman with a ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

Article Extract

On your way to one of your regular shifts as a GP in the busy local hospital emergency department you muse that the things patients present with have changed over the years you’ve been seeing patients. You arrive and have hardly put down your bag when you are called to help with a patient being wheeled in from an ambulance.

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